“You don’t have to be an expert on everything, you just need to bring to the table what you are good at.” – Sam Landrith
“Learning from mentors, or through reading books, or listening to podcasts is important for us to grow. If we want our ministries to grow, we need to grow as well.” – Sam Landrith
Sam Landrith grew up in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Sam is married to his wife Katie. They just had a baby boy this August. Sam played football and basketball in college. He graduated from Lee University with a degree in Business Management. Sam went on to Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary where he graduated with a degree in Masters of Arts in Christian Ministry. He is currently pursuing his Doctorate of Ministry from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Sam was the youth pastor at Thompson Station Church before moving to his current role of Next Generation Pastor where he oversees preschool- high school ministry. Sam preaches 12-16 times a year at Thompson Station, as well as many camps, discipleship now events, and various other events. He is passionate about seeing people come to know Jesus. He is a die hard Tennessee fan. GO VOLS! He enjoys duck hunting and playing golf in his free time.
About Ben Trueblood
Ben serves as the Director of Student Ministry for Lifeway Christian Resources and has served the local church as a student pastor for fourteen years. In addition to his role at Lifeway, Ben is involved in training, consulting, and speaking to student ministries throughout the U.S. He is driven by a desire for student ministries to expand God’s Kingdom, to see the lives of students transformed by the gospel, and to produce students who shape the culture in which they live. Ben and his wife Kristen have four young children. In his free time, Ben enjoys family, fishing, hunting, and the St. Louis Cardinals. You can follow Ben on Instagram and Twitter at: @bentrueblood.
About Nathan Howard
Nathan serves as Project Coordinator for Lifeway Students. and has served in student ministry for 15 years in a variety of roles from volunteer leader and student pastor in the local church to working with student pastors at the associational level. “Producer Nathan” helps facilitate student ministry training through the podcast, Youth Ministry Booster, and other outlets and also served on FUGE camp staff for six years, four as camp director, before joining the team full time. Nathan enjoys baking, video games, and officiating sports.